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Seismic Rehabilitation Methods for Existing Buildings covers various structures, effective parameters in seismic improvement, and other factors in seismic loading. The book offers guidance for a seismic reconstruction project based on the interpretation of publications FEMA 440, FEMA 172 and ATC 40. It includes real examples of completed and approved projects to stabilize the seismic improvement issues of existing buildings. Six perfectly executed examples, with complete refinement details, such as modeling, step-by-step improvement studies, and executive plans and seismic enhancement images are included. In essence, the book explains the classification of non-structural elements and how to carry out seismic reconstruction studies.
- Provides a fully functional way to evaluate, model and present details of a seismic rehabilitation plan for a building
- Presents real seismic refurbishment models and step-by-step methods for providing examples (including images, tables and charts)
Civil engineers, Structural Engineers and Construction Researchers
Chapter 1: Understanding the basic concepts for Seismic Rehabilitation
1.2 What is seismic rehabilitation?
1.3 Various Type of Buildings and Their Constituent Elements
1.4 Main indicators and criteria for seismic rehabilitation
1.5 Identification of site specifications to investigate threats during seismic rehabilitation
1.6 Chapter at the glance
Chapter 2: What is the seismic rehabilitation? Introduction practical method for seismic rehabilitation of existing building
2.1 Seismic rehabilitation studies with applied approach
2.2 How to determine the strength of materials available in existing building
2.3 Methods of determining the vulnerability of existing buildings
2.4 Methodology for developing seismic rehabilitation strategies
2.5 Chapter at the glance
Chapter 3: Detailed introduction seismic rehabilitation for types of existing buildings
3.1. Masonry Structure Buildings
3.2. Concrete Structure Frame buildings
3.3. Steel Structure Frame buildings
Chapter 4: Detail introduction seismic rehabilitation for Types of non-structural components
4.1 Introducing types of non-structural components
4.2 Understanding potential damage
4.3 Rapid Vulnerability Assessment methods for non-structure components
4.4 Comprehensive assessment of vulnerabilities methods for analyzing non-structural component
4.5 Details of Acceptance Criteria for Non-Structural Based on Seismic rehabilitation objective
4.6 Common Methods for Seismic rehabilitation and reducing danger of nonstructural components
4.7 Case study example
4.8 Chapter at the glance
Chapter 5: Site pathology and seismic rehabilitation method
5.1 Introduction of site effective of building performance level
5.2 Understanding potential damage of site treatment
5.3 One method of rapid Vulnerability for soil bearing capacity
5.4 Comprehensive assessment of vulnerabilities for defining soil-bearing capacity
5.5 Seismic Rehabilitation methods for soil of site
5.6 Practical example of site seismic rehabilitation and Identify potential damage
5.7 Chapter at the glance
Chapter 6: Seismic rehabilitation step’s info-graph for
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 2020
- 13th August 2020
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Reza Mokarram aydenlou has been approved as a professional member of the American society of civil engineers (ASCE) and Association of German Engineers (VDI). He is as a mentor in ASCE collaborate. He has been trained as a professional seismic rehabilitation engineer by the faculty of international institute of earth quake engineering and society .After fifteen years work in consulting and reputable companies as a professional designer and seismic rehabilitation engineer in famous projects such as high-rise building, bridge and non-structure, Her keen interest in training young and interested engineers led her authored several specialized books in this field. He is keen on developing seismic science and share his knowledge with disadvantaged areas. In his books, he has deeply tried to introduce the reader to the topics in depth So that the content is kept in the reader's mind for a long time.
ASCE, VDI, Consultant Structural Engineer, Tehran, Iran
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